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  • Come back to Detroit!

    Robert

    Jean Luc, Attended your concert at the Music Hall in Detroit 2009. You even played one of my favorite songs 'Elephants in Love', would love to hear you play 'Infinite Pursuit' LIVE on stage, here in Detroit. When will you return? Soon I hope!
    Apr 21, 2013 6:11pm
  • in answer to a few questions

    JEAN-LUC

    My focus was on the situation in Boston where I have several friends, bassist Baron Browne and his wife, Benoit Rolland the bow maker and his wife and also the Berklee School of Music where I gave some master classes. So tragic, but glad the terrorists were caught! 

    To comment on a few messages posted lately: the compilation release in that review mentioned by BMB is not the 4-CD box set that was produced by Warner/France in 2011 entitled "Electric Fusion - The Atlantic Years" - which my management is trying to release in the U.S., and which contains a booklet with vintage photos and liner notes by a writer and some also by me, except that texts are in French only and have to be translated in English. So, my management is trying to find out what exactly is this new compilation released by Rhino, it says 'imported', we don't know from where. Neither me nor my management have been contacted by any record label in regard to this other compilation.

    As for what I am doing when not touring......practicing violin at home, between 1 and 2 hours a day to keep my chops and also to come up with new playing ideas; and I have spent months working on the symphonic arrangements of my music for these recent and future performances with big orchestras. It's a huge amount of work, so the only regular hobby I have is to practice yoga, almost everyday to keep in shape, long walks in nature, connecting with my grand children, reading and traveling to interesting places in the world where I am not invited to play.   

    Apr 21, 2013 12:45am
  • The little mermaide has one wish

    Christel

    Copenhagen Denmark

    Thank you Jean for the music, I love it all over. Cosmic messenger sends me on a trip, I feel so happy:) Yesterday the poster and some of the names for Copenhagen jazz festival was annonced;) some:) I wish your music may paint our sky too! Yours devoted Christel
    Apr 21, 2013 12:28am
  • Great JLP CD review

    BMB

    http://www.technologytell.com/hometech/94837/jean-luc-ponty-original-album-series/ This is a very positiver review, both of the music as well as the audio quality. Can this be an impetus to get US concert promoters to make a 2013 US tour a reality?
    Apr 12, 2013 1:34am
  • other interests?

    bill sabia

    PORT CHESTER NY - New York United States

    We all know that Jean Luc is the best jazz/fusion violinist ever. What does he like to do when he is not touring the world playing the violin? Golf? Tennis? Race car driving?
    Apr 9, 2013 5:36pm
  • Cape Town Jazz Festival

    Tshepo Mngoma

    Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa

    After so many years of waiting thank you very much for such an inspiring and amazing performance at the 14th Cape Town Jazz Festival the long wait was worth it I look forward to more spectacular music from you maestro. Many thanks
    Apr 6, 2013 10:47pm
  • Tour

    Romero

    Virginia USA

    Bonjour Jean Luc, I have been your fan since 1979 and I was living in Wisconsin I saw you in Milwaukee, Wi during the 1980's. I now live in NOVA (Northen Virigina) and I am surely hoping you can make it this way in 2013. I would love to come to see you in concert. Have you ever thought of touring with your big band feature. I am watching The Struggle of the Turtle at Sea from Frankfort Germany 2012 with Hr Big Band and I just love it!!! You always amaze me with how you continue to reinvent yourself. Please consider an album including big band Hope your tour this year is going very well!! All the Best to you and your family Jean-Luc! Your biggest fan! Ronero Robbins
    Mar 30, 2013 9:03pm
  • Special Guest

    Donald Whittingham Jr.

    Marrero La. USA

    Jean man, It sure will be a treat if you can join your two use to be band members as a Special Guest in New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage Festival on 05/04/2013. Well, I gave it a shot. If not come to New Orleans La. Man, one day, thanks.
    Mar 30, 2013 7:58pm
  • US Tour

    Valarie

    Will you ever be coming back to Wisconsin? We have a beautiful newer venue in Appleton. It's called the Fox Valley PAC. Would be PERFECT!! PLEASE!
    Mar 18, 2013 2:54pm
  • USA Tour Dates

    Karla Sutton-McKinney

    St. Louis / Kansas City Missouri USA

    When will you be returning to the USA? Hopefully soon, KM
    Mar 13, 2013 7:33pm